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DIALOG’s Georg Josi Moderates Panel at the Canadian Institute’s 2024 Urban Transit Infrastructure Symposium

June 13, 2024

DIALOG’s Georg Josi, Partner and Structural Engineer, will moderate a panel ‘Status Report on Priority Transit Projects in Western Canada’ on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at the Canadian Institute’s 5th annual Urban Transit Infrastructure Symposium, Western Canada in Vancouver, BC.

Event Details

Date:                                       Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Time:                                       10 – 11 a.m. PT
Location:                               Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown, Vancouver, BC

Click HERE to register for the event.

Status Report on Calgary Green Line, Vancouver Surrey Langley SkyTrain Project, and other Priority Transit Projects in Western Canada

Moderated by Georg Josi, the panel will include Michael Himmel, Commercial Manager, City of Edmonton; Chris Jordan, Manager of Transit Service Design, City of Calgary; and Jennifer MacLean, Associate VP Surrey Langley Corridor, Transportation Investment Corporation; who will provide project status updates and discuss recent developments in project delivery for major transit projects in the Western Canada.

Speakers will share insights on collaboration, building partnerships, and best procurement practices. This cutting-edge information will help you understand the opportunities and challenges of successfully delivering large urban transit infrastructure.

Projects for discussion include:

  • Updates on the first Progressive Design Built transit project in the West – the Green Line Phase 1 – and on The City’s plans for LRT expansion
  • The Surrey Langley SkyTrain: First reflections on the procurement of three separate contracts (Guideway, Stations, Systems) and how the Province envisions the collaboration between the three Project Cos to go forward
  • Edmonton: Updates on the first half-year of service on Valley Line Stage 1, construction on Valley Line Stage 2 and the procurement of a Design-Builder for the Capital Line South Extension

About the Urban Transit Infrastructure Symposium, Western Canada

Presented by the Canadian Institute, the 5th Annual Urban Transit Infrastructure Symposium, Western Canada will bring together senior transit leaders from Western Canada and from across the country to share their expertise and provide important and timely discussions on current trends in transit delivery, progress on LRT and BRT projects, and strategies to transition to a new era of transit planning.